Descripción del Accidente ASN 05 JUN 2016 Cessna 208B Grand Caravan N750Z - Fort Dodge Airport, IA (FOD)
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Estado:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Fecha:domingo 5 junio 2016
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Operador:Air Choice One
Registración: N750Z
Numéro de série: 208B1054
Año de Construcción: 2004
Horas Totales de la Célula:6950
Motores: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 7
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 9
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:Fort Dodge Airport, IA (FOD) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En Espera (STD)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Fort Dodge Airport, IA (FOD/KFOD), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Saint Louis-Lambert International Airport, MO (STL/KSTL), Estados Unidos de América
While loading passengers the tail stand collapsed. The aircraft sustained substantial damage.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The flight crew's failure to install the tail stand prior to passenger boarding, which resulted in a tail strike."

Accident investigation:

Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 87 days (3 months)
Accident number: GAA16CA308
Download report: Summary report



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Distance from Fort Dodge Airport, IA to Saint Louis-Lambert International Airport, MO as the crow flies is 529 km (330 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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